Browsing: News

Chester County Officials Tell Residents, ‘Get Ready!’

With this weekend’s forecast for the first significant winter storm of 2016, Chester County’s Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) is encouraging residents to sign up for ReadyChesCo.org – the free text and e-mail service providing local


Read More
What’s Going On With Main Street?

Update: August 12, 2016 By: Jack Mariano Good News! Construction has begun on the handicap access ramps and it appears as if the crew is beginning at South Culvert Street and moving east.  P.T. is hoping


Read More
Octorara Class of ’74 Prom Nostalgia

Are you Class of ’74 graduate of Octorara High School and want a unique keepsake to remember your time there? This 1974 Octorara prom ring charm, which showed up on Craigslist yesterday, might be just the


Read More
Brew Blog Gives Victory at Parkesburg Two Thumbs Up

The popular blog Stouts and Stilettos that focuses on covering craft beer created by and for women has published an in-depth review of the latest Victory Brewing Company family member, located in Parkesburg. The review includes


Read More
Parkesburg 2016 Christmas Parade

A few pictures from Sunday’s Christmas parade along First Avenue organized by the VFW. The pictures are courtesy of Patricia Prange-Smith, Kathi Rendall, Larry Constable and Michael Martorana and Gerry Treadway’s Facebook timeline.


Read More
Atglen Library Welcomes Santa

  Top photo credit: Almost here via photopin (license)


Read More
County Schedules Wolf’s Hollow County Park Visioning Workshop

The Chester County Facilities and Parks Department has scheduled a public meeting for the Wolf’s Hollow County Park Master Plan study on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the Octorara Senior High School Library, 228 Highland Road,


Read More
Parkesburg Yesterday – Wilde Funeral Home

The original Wilde Funeral Home was first purchased in 1928 to hold funeral services after operating out of the deceased family’s homes since 1850. (Photo and caption courtesy of Forbes.com)


Read More
Caleb Wilde Pens Moving Tribute on his Father’s Sixtieth Birthday

To celebrate his father’s 60th birthday Caleb Wilde recently looked back to reflect on the influence his father, Bill Wilde, has had on his life. Author of the popular “Confessions of a Funeral Director” blog, and


Read More
Main Street Update

Mike Martorana, owner of The Tree Doctors and Vice President of Parkesburg Area Business Association (PABA), created these notes documenting a December 1st meeting between about the evacuation and uneven pavement of Main Street by the


Read More